Norfolk State University

The Los Angeles Board of Water and Power Commissioners has invested $5 million in HBCUs to increase representation in the engineering industry.

Norfolk State University awarded music visionary Pharrell Williams with an honorary doctorate degree.

Maia Chaka, 38, officiated her first NFL game over the weekend, becoming the first black woman to ref an NFL game. She was the line judge during the game between the Carolina Panthers and New York Jets, which aired on CBS Sunday afternoon.

After taking a year off because of the pandemic, the 2021 NCAA Tournament made a triumphant return and got off to a very Black start after both teams from HBCUs won their play-in games.